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  • COME BACK TO AFGHANISTAN: A California Teenager's Story. by Akbar, Said Hyder and Susan Burton.
    Akbar, Said Hyder and Susan Burton.
    COME BACK TO AFGHANISTAN: A California Teenager's Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After 9/11, the author's father sold his clothing store in Oakland and returned to Afghanistan to become President Hamid Karzai's chief spokesman and later the governor of Kunar. Said visited Afghanistan during three consecutive summers, recording his travels on a minidisc recorder which aired on NPR's 'This American Life.' This book "interweaves his personal journeya teenager struggling with his identity in his parents' homeland with a dramatic behind-the-scenes account of political and civilian life in post-Taliban Afghanistan." SIGNED on the title page by Akbar.Maps, list of characters. xi, 339 pp. ISBN: 1-582345201.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71765
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  • THE LION'S GRAVE: Dispatches from Afghanistan. by Anderson, Jon Lee.
    Anderson, Jon Lee.
    THE LION'S GRAVE: Dispatches from Afghanistan.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2002). First edition - "Two weeks after September 11, Jon Lee Anderson became one of the first Western journalists to get into Afghanistan" Photographs. 201 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63471
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  • Aseel, Maryam Qudrat.
    TORN BETWEEN TWO CULTURES: An Afghan-American Woman Speaks Out.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sterling, VA: Capitol Books, Inc. 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - An interesting look at Afghanistan and the Muslim culture by a woman born in the United States to first generation Afghan immigrants, and who, because of the closeness of her family and the size of the refugee community, continues to feel close to her Afghan heritage, even while growing up in America. Photographs. Index. 191 pp. ISBN: 1-931865-360.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 25895
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  • A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS. by Hosseini, Khaled.
    Hosseini, Khaled.
    A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by the author of "The Kite Runner." Set in Afghanistan, this spans 30 years from the Soviet invasion through Taliban rule to post Taliban reconstruction. Afterword. 372 pp. Went quickly into later printings. ISBN: 9781594489501.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47456
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  • A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS. by Hosseini, Khaled.
    Hosseini, Khaled.
    A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by the author of "The Kite Runner." Set in Afghanistan, this spans 30 years from the Soviet invasion through Taliban rule to post Taliban reconstruction. Afterword. 372 pp. Went quickly into later printings. ISBN: 9781594489501.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42297
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  • Junger, Sebastian.
    FIRE.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: HarperCollins, 2002. SIGNED - A collection of essays on wildfire and wars around the world. Includes a new essay on Afghanistan and a new Afterword on the significance of the attack on 9/11. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-06-0088613.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 23770
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  • Junger, Sebastian.
    FIRE.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: HarperCollins, 2002. SIGNED - A collection of essays on wildfire and wars around the world. INSCRIBED on the title page. Includes a new essay on Afghanistan and a new Afterword on the significance of the attack on 9/11. ISBN: 0-06-0088613.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 23771
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